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Natural Gas Futures Higher; Prices in California Recovering from Recent Swoon — MidDay Market Snapshot

Natural Gas Futures Higher; Prices in California Recovering from Recent Swoon — MidDay Market Snapshot

The promise of summer cooling demand atop tighter underlying fundamentals continued to stir bullish optimism in Wednesday’s natural gas futures trading. Meanwhile, physical prices at a Southern California hub were rebounding from an early-week plunge. Here’s the latest: June Nymex futures up 5.9 cents to $2.403/MMBtu as of 2:04 p.m. ET Storage surpluses seen narrowing…

May 15, 2024
Washington State Stalls Plan to Effectively Ban New Natural Gas Hookups

Washington State Stalls Plan to Effectively Ban New Natural Gas Hookups

Washington state officials, citing concerns related to a recent federal appeals court ruling, have delayed rules that were to begin July 1 that would have required electric heat pumps to be used in new residential and commercial construction, basically banning natural gas hookups. In a special meeting held earlier in May, the Washington State Building…

May 31, 2023
New York Budget Proposal Bans Natural Gas Hookups in New Homes, Phases Out Peaker Plants

New York Budget Proposal Bans Natural Gas Hookups in New Homes, Phases Out Peaker Plants

New York State is poised to ban natural gas hookups in construction of new residential buildings by the end of 2025 after Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced an agreement on the state’s 2024 budget.  “We’re going to be the first state of the nation to advance zero-emission new homes and buildings, beginning in 2025 for…

May 1, 2023
Mexico’s Residential, Vehicular Natural Gas Segments Remain Largely Untapped, Experts Say

Mexico’s Residential, Vehicular Natural Gas Segments Remain Largely Untapped, Experts Say

Mexico’s natural gas market presents numerous growth opportunities, including the largely untapped residential and vehicular segments, a panel of experts agreed Friday. The discussion was part of the Encuentro Internacional de Energía México 2020 event organized by Oil & Gas Magazine. Ricardo Ortiz Hernández, a board member of the Asociación Mexicana de Gas Natural (AMGN),…

November 23, 2020
California Energy Users Paying Less Than National Average, State Regulators Say

California Energy Users Paying Less Than National Average, State Regulators Say

More than 12 million energy utility customers in California pay less than the national average for natural gas and electricity, and the wealthiest residential consumers tend to pay the highest monthly bills on average, according to a study done by the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) planning division.

June 2, 2016
Cheap NatGas Still Growing Utility Fan Base, J.D. Power Says

Cheap NatGas Still Growing Utility Fan Base, J.D. Power Says

Low natural gas prices mean pain at the wellhead, but they continue to bring smiles at the residential burner tip, according to the latest J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey of gas utility customers.

September 17, 2015

Retail Utility Gas Charges Increase in Colorado

Retail natural gas utility rates in Colorado will increase by 14-17% in the first quarter compared to the same period this year, Minnesota-based Xcel Energy said. The combination utility’s electric utility rates will drop slightly quarter over quarter.

December 17, 2013
EIA Bumps 2014 Henry Hub Estimate Up to $4.00/MMBtu

EIA Bumps 2014 Henry Hub Estimate Up to $4.00/MMBtu

Government agency said it also expects Americans to spend more this winter to heat their homes with natural gas.

October 9, 2013

NGSA Winter Outlook Calls for Flat Gas Prices

Based on projections of flat natural gas demand, record production and unseasonably warm weather, natural gas prices this winter are expected to be flat compared with a year ago, when Henry Hub prices averaged $3.47/MMBtu, according to the Natural Gas Supply Association’s (NGSA) 13th Annual Winter Outlook.

October 3, 2013
AGA: Customers to Pay 5-10% More on Winter Gas Bills

AGA: Customers to Pay 5-10% More on Winter Gas Bills

Natural gas will remain the most affordable heating option for most residential customers this winter, with mild temperatures expected to keep any increase in gas bills at no more than 5-10% compared with last winter, according to the American Gas Association (AGA).

October 2, 2013
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